LegalShield’s Consumer Stress Index showed that while overall consumer stress remains subdued, the expiration of federal assistance programs, combined with rising rent and housing costs, as well as the chaos created by the Delta variant, have increased the demand for legal services related to employment and tenant issues.
LegalShield hosted its fifth annual Elevate by LegalShield Conference in Kiawah Island, South Carolina and its 2021 Leadership Convention in Phoenix during the first week of October.
LegalShield announced the launch of its new mobile app experience with the goal of making access to legal counsel on a wide range of personal and business legal issues easier to obtain.
LegalShield released its June Economic Stress Index which includes five sub-indices—Consumer Stress, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Housing Construction and Housing Sales—that indicate the economic and financial status of U.S. households and small businesses. The LegalShield Consumer Stress Index rose in June for the second consecutive month. The index’s consumer finance component peaked, reaching record levels, as plan […]
LegalShield released its May Economic Stress Index, which includes five sub-indices: consumer stress, bankruptcy, foreclosure, housing construction and housing sales. While the LegalShield Housing Construction Index rose in May to 146.7, an all-time high, foreclosures increased slightly as well, although they continue to remain at historically low levels. “Over two million homeowners in the US […]
LegalShield held its 49th annual international convention on April 16-17, 2021. The company opted for an all-digital event and broadcast the convention from its new Liberty Auditorium Studio in its Ada, Oklahoma headquarters. More than 10,000 participants watched the livestream, which featured keynote speakers CEO Jeff Bell, Network Division President Don Thompson and civil rights lawyer […]
LegalShield’s February Economic Stress Index Shows Many Americans Will Face Foreclosures and Evictions in Coming Months
In February, the number of LegalShield plan members who sought legal assistance or advice for financial challenges jumped to its highest level since July. Evictions and foreclosures remain low, but millions have fallen behind by at least three months on their mortgage payments, with many in forbearance for over a year. “The use of legal […]
LegalShield announced that its 2020 memberships hit record levels in 2020, with more than 1,800,000 paid subscriptions accessing its legal, identity protection and privacy management services. The company also saw a 7.5% increase year-over-year in its requests for legal services and a 32% increase in identity consultations—the highest single year of service requests since 2012. […]
DSN in partnership with Transformation Capital released the February Digital Momentum Index. Exiting the holidays, the full 100-company list saw increases in average monthly fan/follow growth and engagement across both platforms (Facebook and Instagram). Additionally, February saw an average increase in web traffic. January’s publication received significant international attention, and we are very excited to […]
LegalShield released its December 2020 LegalShield Economic Stress Index™, its indicator of the economic and financial status of U.S. households and small businesses. In its report, LegalShield found its Housing Construction Index spike to an all-time high, with expectations for building activity to remain strong into Q1 of 2021. Its Housing Sales Index also reached […]
LegalShield named Deborah D. McWhinney and Melvin C. Hall to its board of directors. McWhinney, a business leader, and Hall, a civil rights attorney and author, join LegalShield’s mission to “protect and empower people with tools and services needed to affordably live a just and secure life.” “LegalShield is driven to create a world where […]
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